The federal elections watchdog has asked the Speaker of the House of Commons to suspend two Conservative MPs for failing to correct their campaign election returns.
The Conservative government resorted to a “Colonel Sanders” defence Friday to fend off opposition attacks aimed at embattled Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue who is in the midst of a campaign spending scandal that has triggered increasing calls for his resignation.
Conservative MP says opposition believes First Nations people not good enough to speak in House of Commons
A First Nation Conservative says opposition politicians don’t believe First Nations people are good enough to make speeches in the House of Commons.
Federal MPs are set to debate a Liberal party motion Monday calling on the House of Commons to initiate a two year process to explore replacement of the Indian Act with new, nation-to-nation agreements between Canada and First Nations based on the inherent and treaty rights of First Nations.
The deputy minister of Indian Affairs is investigating whether department officials broke privacy rules in their surveillance of First Nations child advocate Cindy Blackstock.
The Conservative government agreed Thursday to immediately provide clean running water to all First Nations communities across the country, but stopped short of promising any major funding to fix the dire situation faced by many reserves.